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Reviewed 1 November 2016

What a charming B&B! Lovely house, very clean and peaceful. The owners welcome was warm and friendly. The rooms very pretty. We had two regular doubles. They were so nice. Comfortable bed and pillows..The toiletries in the shower room top class. We all had a restful night sleep.. so relaxing. Breakfast next morning was served in the bright and airy...

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Kirstie C, Owner at The Firs, responded to this review

Very many thanks for your review and your very kind words - we are glad that The Firs suited you so well. We are now closed for Winter, re-opening in mid-March 2017. Meantime we'll be carrying out our annual refurb, improvements and upgrades through the Winter months (and maybe a holiday or two) - Thanks again!!

Volos, Greece
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Kirsty and Goeff know about generosity. The bath towels are a generous size, There are a generous number of sockets in the room (for all those gizmos). The breakfasts are very generous. And Kirsty and Geoff are generous with their time. Richard

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Kirstie C, Owner at The Firs, responded to this review

Many thanks for your generous compliments - we are happy to have helped you to conquer 3 Munros and have a memorable break - all at the same time. We hope that you (and your luggage!) are now back in warmer climes. Thanks again.

Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Kirstie is the most wonderful host I have ever had the pleasure of staying with, and Geoff's breakfast cooking was amazing. The room was beautiful and cosy, and the fixtures and fittings lacked nothing. USB charge points in the main's socket were a neat touch. Coat Hangers! So many places you stay in barely have none or maybe two, not...

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Kirstie C, Owner at The Firs, responded to this review

HI, and very many thanks for the report - we are more than delighted and reassured that the wee details that we do work on don't go unnoticed. That said the Bed and the Breakfast are the "main events" so we are glad that they measure up too. You now know where we are - we close at the end...

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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Kirsty is the most charming host I've ever encountered at a B & B. She makes you feel like a treasured friend. The Firs is cosy and very well appointed. The room I had was smallish but nicely decorated and the en suite bathroom was great. Kirsty's breakfasts are scrummy!!

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Kirstie C, Owner at The Firs, responded to this review

Hi, and thanks for remembering us - early May seems such a long time ago now! I'm very flattered - I do my best to settle everyone in and help their holiday along. So glad you have happy memories of your couple of nights here in our wee corner of the Highlands - best wishes!

Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The Firs are wonderful and caring hosts. The house is so tidy, comfy and sweet. The room I had was big enough for me and the breakfast was soooo delicious. I had two nights in Blair Atholl and it was very quiet and relaxing. Anytime again! Such a wonderful house and hosts.

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Kirstie C, Owner at The Firs, responded to this review

Very many thanks for the lovely report - apologies that it took me so long to reply. We much appreciate your comments and are happy that you enjoyed so many aspects of your stay - we do our best!

Wellingborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Beautiful location to stay, this gorgeous house compliments the location in everyway. The rooms are spotlessly clean, well decorated to a high level of comfort for the weary traveller. the food is locally sourced and cooked to perfection. Nothing is too much trouble for the hosts. Off road parking and an easy walk to restaurants / pub loved this place...

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Kirstie C, Owner at The Firs, responded to this review

Hi!, Thank you for taking the time to review us and for your lovely and detailed report - hopefully it gives others useful information (from an impartial source!). We are very happy that so many aspects of what we do seem to be right - perfection is impossible we know, but we keep trying to get there! Thanks again.

Exeter Uk
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We chose Blair Atholl as a stop en-route to our tour of the highlands and are glad we did. Having stayed several times in nearby Pitlochry, we decided on the much smaller village of Blair Atholl for a change. The Firs is very easy to find and located in a peaceful residential road but right next to stunning scenery. Our...

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Kirstie C, Owner at The Firs, responded to this review

Very many thanks for your positive review and for staying with us - Blair Atholl (and The Firs!) seems to be a very popular stopping off point on the long road North, which is great for us. Your point regarding the shower is noted - we'll check it out- thanks for flagging it up.

Largo, FL
Reviewed 15 June 2016

On our Scotland touring vacation, we stayed at several B&B's. all of which I would rate as good to excellent, but The Firs is the standout. The house is beautifully appointed and decorated, spacious and comfortable, with lovely grounds as well. The house is situated within easy walking distance of the village and castle grounds, as well as several local...

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Kirstie C, Owner at The Firs, responded to this review

Oh my goodness, thanks you for giving us such praise - we can't believe we fully deserve it but it is really appreciated. We are very happy that you found everything as you liked it and we will continue try to meet everyone's expectations in the future! Thanks again!!

Morecambe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 June 2016

This is one of the best guest houses I have ever visited. Beautifully furnished, decorated, and maintained, the level of comfort and amenity surpasses all others in its star rating. The hosts Kirstie and Geoff offer a wonderfully warm welcome, and go out of their way to provide all the luxuries of home. The rooms are extremely comfortable and well-appointed,...

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Kirstie C, Owner at The Firs, responded to this review

Many many thanks for your wonderful review - really appreciated and we are glad that you and your friends from over the pond enjoyed your stay - we look forward to seeing you both again soon!

Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights recently and were delighted by the warm welcome, wonderful attention, delicious breakfasts and beautiful room with en suite. Kirstie is a delightful hostess and Geoff's efforts in the background all made for a fabulous break in this beautiful part of the country. We certainly hope to return again and would highly recommend The Firs.

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Kirstie C, Owner at The Firs, responded to this review

Many thanks for posting a review, we're very happy that you enjoyed your wee break . Apologies that we didn't show you round the Garden Lodge which we hope to have ready for 1st July - we'll get some pics of it up on the website asap. Thanks again!!

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A friendly family owned guesthouse run by Kirstie and Geoff Crerar in a quiet highland village just north of Pitlochry and close to the famous Blair Castle home of the Atholl Highlanders. All rooms are en-suite with colour TV and courtesy coffee/tea tray. Charming guests' lounge (with a real fire if it's chilly) and breakfast served by your hosts personally in our spacious conservatory breakfast room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Firs

Address: St Andrews Crescent, Blair Atholl PH18 5TA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Perth and Kinross > Blair Atholl
Price Range: £55 - £75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Firs 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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The Firs Blair Atholl, Scotland
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